UCCE Master Gardener Program of Riverside County
University of California
UCCE Master Gardener Program of Riverside County


Have a Gardening Question?

Speak to a Master Gardener

  • Riverside: 951-683-6491 ext. 231
    Monday-Friday 9am-12pm
  • Indio (Desert):  (760) 342-6437
    Mondays 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm

Ask us about how to save water in your landscape, what's damaging your plants, how to make and use compost in your own backyard, what's ailing your trees, or any gardening-related question, we're here to help! Call us, email us, or leave a message anytime.

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Water-Wise Gardening Information

Waterwise Yard

Learn to be water-wise in your yard and garden! Fall is a good time to introduce new plants in your yard allowing them to become established by winter rain. Even California native plants aren't drought-resistant until they become well established. Take advantage of these water-wise tips for plant and lawn care.

Water-Wise Gardening Information

Upcoming Events

Landscapes Southern California Style Garden
Master Gardener information table 10am-2pm

  • Feb 13th 11:00AM  Learn how to convert your sprinklers to drip irrigation. Taught by Mike Baron of The Toro Company.
  • Mar 12th 11:00AM Bountiful Harvests from Warm-season Vegetable Gardens presentation by Debbra Corbin-Euston, Master Gardener

Upcoming information tables at Home Depots as part of the Inland Empire Garden Friendly events. All are from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • March 19 Temecula #1028  
  • April 23 Hemet #6637
  • April 23 North Corona #601 (McKinley)
  • May 14 North Moreno Valley #616
  • May 14  Riverside #6619
  • May 21 Perris #6875

UCR Botanic Gardens Plant Sale

  • Saturday, April 2, 2016,  11 am  to 4 pm
  • Sunday, April 3, 2016,  9 am to 3 pm

A wide variety of plants will be available including vegetable seedlings raised by Master Gardeners, ornamental plants, cactus, succulents, CA Native plants, plants that attract hummingbirds or butterflies, and much more. Master Gardeners will be available to answer your questions.

2016 Riverside Community Flowershow
Flower Show at Elks Lodge Riverside

  • Saturday, April 16: 1 pm - 6 pm
  • Sunday, April 17: 10 am - 4 pm

Home Garden Tour of 6 homes – one of which is the “working vegetable garden” at GrowLab

  • Saturday, April 16: 10 am - 4 pm
  • Sunday, April 17: 10 am - 4 pm

Website to buy tickets http://www.riversideflowershow.info/

Webmaster Email: rmolaiz@ucanr.edu